Top Rope Nation Wrestling Podcast

Three friends talking everything pro wrestling (current and nostalgia from the past). Laughs, beers, and a good time are sure to follow.

Ep. 119: Wednesday Night Wars Week Two

October 9th, 2019

The second week of the Wednesday Night Wars is in the books and we're here to break it all down. We look at what worked, what didn't work, who won, and what we're looking forward to next week. 

Plus, Kyle gives us his "I Love This Sport Deep Dive Of The Week" as always. 

WANT A FREE T-SHIRT? We're giving away shirts between now and October 31st to all new $5/month Patrons of the show. If you enjoy what you hear on our standard weekly shows and want to get our PPV review shows each and every month, as well as access to the Patreon-only show 'Top Rope Nation Classics,' consider joining the page. Our most recent "Classics" show looks back at the first WCW Nitro from September 1195 and has been hailed as one of the best shows we have ever done, Patreon or not. Read more about it at http://www.patreon.com/topropenation

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[Patreon Preview] Extra: WWE Hell In A Cell 2019 Review

October 6th, 2019

A new edition of the Patreon-exclusive podcast Top Rope Nation Extra is up breaking down Sunday night's WWE Hell In A Cell 2019 event. Here is the first ten minutes of the show. Head on over to www.patreon.com/topropenation to sign up to become a Patron of the show and hear the rest of this edition of Top Rope Nation Extra, as well as all previous and future editions, plus upcoming episodes of Top Rope Nation Classics, also exclusive to Patreon. If you sign up before October 31st, we will send you a free t-shirt in the mail!

We'll be back on Friday with the flagship, Top Rope Nation Ep. 119.

Ep. 118: The Wednesday Night Wars Begin

October 3rd, 2019

The topic this week is, what else, the Wednesday Night Wars. With week one in the books, we look at who had the better show between WWE NXT and AEW, as well as our initial impressions of AEW Dynamite as its own entity moving forward. 

Plus, some news items relating to the AEW and NXT TV ratings, CM Punk returning to wrestling, SmackDown's debut on FOX, and a brief WWE Hell In A Cell preview. 

Plus, Kyle gives us his "I Love This Sport Deep Dive Of The Week" as always. 

WANT A FREE T-SHIRT? We're giving away shirts between now and October 31st to all new $5/month Patrons of the show. If you enjoy what you hear on our standard weekly shows and want to get our PPV review shows each and every month, as well as access to the Patreon-only show 'Top Rope Nation Classics,' consider joining the page. Our most recent "Classics" show looks back at WWE Backlash 2002 and has been hailed as one of the best shows we have ever done, Patreon or not. Next week, we'll have a new 'Classics' show exclusive to Patreon looking back at the first-ever WCW Nitro. Read more about it at http://www.patreon.com/topropenation

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[Patreon Preview] Classics: WCW Nitro Debut

October 1st, 2019

A new edition of the Patreon-exclusive podcast Top Rope Nation Classics is up reviewing the debut edition of WCW Nitro from September 4th, 1995.We break down the show itself and the significance of it, along with the context of what was happening during this period in 1995. Presented here is the first 20 minutes of the show - the full show runs about 80 minutes. Head on over to www.patreon.com/topropenation to sign up to become a Patron of the show and hear the entire episode, as well as all previous and future editions of Top Rope Nation Classics, plus upcoming episodes of Top Rope Nation Extra, also exclusive to Patreon.

Plus: We're giving away free t-shirts to all new Patrons that sign up this month at the $5/month tier! All of our bonus content plus a shirt for just five dollars!

We'll be back on Thursday with the flagship, Top Rope Nation Episode 118. 

Ep. 117: Mt. Rushmore of Hell In A Cell Matches

September 26th, 2019

This week's topic of the week is our own personal Mt. Rushmores when it comes to WWE Hell In A Cell matches. Ryan, Justin, and Kyle break down their top four cell matches of all time. A really fun discussion that looks back at some of the most iconic matches in WWE history. We finish the discussion looking at the state of the match in 2019 and whether or not it has been watered down over the years. 

Plus, Kyle gives us his "I Love This Sport Deep Dive Of The Week" as always. 

WANT A FREE T-SHIRT? We're giving away shirts between now and October 31st to all new $5/month Patrons of the show. If you enjoy what you hear on our standard weekly shows and want to get our PPV review shows each and every month, as well as access to the Patreon-only show 'Top Rope Nation Classics,' consider joining the page. Our most recent "Classics" show looks back at WWE Backlash 2002 and has been hailed as one of the best shows we have ever done, Patreon or not. Next week, we'll have a new 'Classics' show exclusive to Patreon looking back at the first-ever WCW Nitro. Read more about it at http://www.patreon.com/topropenation

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Ep. 116: WWE NXT Debuts On The USA Network

September 18th, 2019

WWE NXT officially started their weekly run with the USA Network this week, so we hit record immediately after the broadcast's conclusion with our thoughts on their first show. 

Join us as we recap WWE NXT on the USA Network week one. It's a really fun show as we prepare for the Wednesday Night Wars beginning in just two weeks. Plus, Kyle has his "Deep Dive Of The Week" at the end of the podcast - a must-see independent match from 11 years ago between two of WWE's current top stars. 

If you enjoy what you hear and want to get our PPV review shows each and every month, as well as access to the Patreon-only show 'Top Rope Nation Classics,' consider supporting us on Patreon. Our most recent "Classics" show looks back at WWE Backlash 2002 and has been hailed as one of the best shows we have ever done, Patreon or not. Read more about it at http://www.patreon.com/topropenation

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Ep. 115: WWE Clash of Champions 2019 Review

September 15th, 2019

Our rapid reaction PPV review shows are typically exclusive to Patreon as part of 'Top Rope Nation Extra,' but this month we're throwing it out there for the world on our regular feed so you can see what you're missing out on if you're not already a Patreon supporter!

Kyle and Ryan are here late on Sunday night immediately following WWE Clash of Champions to give a full rundown of the show. We grade what we saw on the PPV and look ahead to what this show means for the long term direction of WWE as they prepare for the FOX era.

If you enjoy what you hear and want to get our PPV review shows each and every month, as well as access to the Patreon-only show 'Top Rope Nation Classics,' consider supporting us on Patreon. Our most recent "Classics" show looks back at WWE Backlash 2002 and has been hailed as one of the best shows we have ever done, Patreon or not. Read more about it at http://www.patreon.com/topropenation

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[Patreon Preview] Classics: WWE Backlash 2002

September 8th, 2019

A new edition of the Patreon-exclusive podcast Top Rope Nation Classics is up reviewing WWE Backlash 2002.We break down the show itself and the significance of it, along with the context of what was happening during this period in 2002. Presented here is the first 10 minutes of the show - the full show runs almost 140 minutes. Head on over to www.patreon.com/topropenation to sign up to become a Patron of the show and hear the entire episode, as well as all previous and future editions of Top Rope Nation Classics, plus upcoming episodes of Top Rope Nation Extra, also exclusive to Patreon.

We'll be back on Friday with the flagship, Top Rope Nation Episode 115. 

Ep. 114: AEW’s Title Belt Goes Missing, Bayley Goes Heel

September 3rd, 2019

It's a crazy start to the week in pro wrestling as Bayley steals the headlines on Monday night by going heel, then just one day later it looks like someone literally stole the AEW World Championship belt!

Ryan, Justin, and Kyle check-in early this week to talk AEW's vanishing title belt, Bayley's heel turn, King of the Ring direction, and a whole lot more. 

Plus, as usual, Kyle has your "I Love This Sport Deep Dive of the Week" by looking at a babyface turn gone wrong from 2004. 

If you enjoy our content, please consider supporting us on Patreon. Gain access to exclusive live and on demand video streams of us recording the show weekly, giving you early access to the podcast each and every week in the process, plus even more bonus content that only Patrons of the show have access to. This weekend, we'll be recording a new exclusive "Classics" show looking at WWE Backlash 2002. Read more about it at http://www.patreon.com/topropenation

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[Patreon Preview] Extra: AEW All Out Review

September 1st, 2019

A new edition of the Patreon-exclusive podcast Top Rope Nation Extra is up breaking down Saturday night's AEW All Out PPV event. Here is the first 10 minutes of the show. Head on over to www.patreon.com/topropenation to sign up to become a Patron of the show and hear the rest of this edition of Top Rope Nation Extra, as well as all previous and future editions, plus upcoming episodes of Top Rope Nation Classics, also exclusive to Patreon. You get some free merch for signing up so make sure to read the details when you're there!

We'll be back on Friday with the flagship, Top Rope Nation Ep. 114.